Spectra Energy Corp. announced a $3 billion expansion to its New England pipeline network, which it said will help meet growing demand for natural gas in the region. More »
Vanguard Natural Resources LLC has moved further into Colorado’s Piceance Basin with a $525 million deal for producing acreage from Denver-based Bill Barrett Corp., Vanguard announced today. More »
The contamination “stems from well-integrity problems such as poor casing and cementing,” Thomas H. Darrah, an earth science expert at Ohio State who led the study, said in a prepared statement.
Authorities said that a Chevron Corp. subsidiary was still releasing natural gas Sunday from a pipeline off the Louisiana coast where a Saturday incident killed a maintenance worker. More »
A contractor was killed and two others were injured Saturday during maintenance on a Chevron natural gas pipeline off the Louisiana coast, authorities said. More »
Natural gas storage is quickly catching up the five-year average level after a larger than reduction of inventories in the most recent, harsh winter, according to a new report form the Energy Information Administration. More »
The Energy Department on Wednesday handed critical final government licenses to the Cameron LNG project in southwestern Louisiana and a much smaller Florida facility, giving both approval to widely export natural gas around the globe. The two projects now are part of an elite club, joining only one other would-be LNG exporter in the continental United States to be fully authorized. More »
Researchers found that residents living near Marcellus Shale natural gas wells were more likely to report rashes, sinus problems, coughs, sore throats, itchy eyes, nose bleeds and stuffy noses than those who lived farther away. More »
Statoil, GE and Ferus Natural Gas are expanding use of technology designed to fuel oil field equipment with natural gas that otherwise would be flared off into the atmosphere. More »
A new program led by natural gas utilities could help improve the safety of their infrastructure by allowing them to more effectively share information about the threats they’re facing. More »
Texas, with its history of oil booms and busts, offers expertise for a country new to the energy game.
The total energy rig count has almost doubled from five years ago as producers use horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing to draw record volumes of oil and gas out of shale formations from North Dakota to Texas. More »